flex friday: bye bye bodybuilding

wow, this post has been a long time coming. i’m sure you can figure out the topic of this flex friday just from the title, but today i’ll be sharing why i’m giving up bodybuilding for good. honestly, i thought i’d be competing in bodybuilding shows for the next couple of years, but it’s funny how god has different plans in mind. Read More

FLEX FRIDAY: i am burnt out.

hello, lovebugs! i hope you got all your work done for the week, because you deserve a BREAK! enjoy yourself this weekend..i know i will! my bestest girlfriend, taylor is flying into LAX in just a few hours and i could not be more excited! we have a huge list of things to do and see and eat and drink, starting with the broad this evening.

(keep an eye out for that blog post coming soon! this museum is RAD, so rad it’s sold out, and you won’t want to miss it.)

but in more relevant news, FLEX FRIDAY IS BACK!

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flex friday: LEG PRESS 101

alrighty lovebugs, long time no flex i know. but we’re back and flexing and talking leg day today!
my training had been a lot of volume recently, which i hated because it means i couldn’t lift as heavy, and quite honestly it made for boring workouts. i mean imagine doing 7 sets of like 20 reps…..it gets kinda old after the 4th set. sometimes you have to mix up your training a little bit to make progress!
my coach actually switched things up a few weeks ago, and i’m starting to get some strength back! thank goodness for lower rep ranges!!
one exercise i’ve been doing a lot of is leg press. I LOVE LEG PRESS, okay? there’s so many different things you can do with a leg press that you can’t really ever get tired of it.
oh, you didn’t know that? well let me just clue you in! 😉
here’s a quick video to show you a couple variations that i do.
these can all target different areas of the leg simply depending on foot placement!
easy enough right?

so just remember:

– if you wanna hit the glutes/hammies, high & wide or high & narrow.

– if you wanna hit your quads, the basic stance or neutral & narrow.

and don’t forget that you can do calves on a leg press too!!

okay, now go! do some legs! move some weight! wooo!